Adopted by House 3-13-2010
SB372 H GO AMT 3-10

The Committee on Government Organization moves to amend the title of the bill to read as follows:
S. B. 372 -- "A BILL to repeal §30-1-15 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to repeal §30-10A-1, §30-10A-2, §30-10A-3, §30-10A-4, §30-10A-5, §30-10A-6, §30-10A-7, §30-10A-8 and §30-10A-9 of said code; to amend and reenact §30-1-2a, §30-1-5, §30-1-6, §30-1-8, §30-1-11 and §30-1-14 of said code; to amend said code by adding thereto two new sections, designated §30-1-19 and §30-1-20; to amend and reenact §30-3-2, §30-3-4, §30-3-5, §30-3-6 and §30-3-8 of said code; to amend and reenact §30-10-1, §30-10-2, §30-10-3, §30-10-4, §30-10-5, §30-10-6, §30-10-7, §30-10-8, §30-10-9, §30-10-10, §30-10-11, §30-10-12, §30-10-13, §30-10-14, §30-10-15, §30-10-16, §30-10-17, §30-10-18, §30-10-19 and §30-10-20 of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto three new sections, designated §30-10-21, §30-10-22 and §30-10-23 all relating to practicing professions governed by chapter thirty of the Code of West Virginia;
revising requirements for specific subject matter at board training sessions; clarifying who may call a board meeting; establishing quorums; reporting violations; requiring boards to maintain a business office open to the public; authorizing boards to propose fees notwithstanding specific fees established in code; notifying licensees of proposal of fees in legislative rules; authorizing boards to levy fines; providing for the hiring of administrative law judges; clarifying law governing hearings and administrative hearings; requiring board members to adhere to ethical standards for appointed officials; permitting boards to establish a process for modifying or waiving continuing education requirements or renewal fees for licensees in active duty military service; prohibiting the practice of veterinary medicine or technology without authorization; prohibiting the practice of animal euthanasia without authorization; providing for board composition; setting forth the powers and duties of the board of veterinary medicine; clarifying rulemaking authority; establishing license, certificate and registration requirements; creating scopes of practice; establishing requirements for an animal euthanasia training program; providing for temporary permits and renewal requirements; providing for exemptions from licensure; providing requirements for the display of a license; setting forth grounds for disciplinary actions; allowing for specific disciplinary actions; providing procedures for investigation of complaints; providing for judicial review and appeals of decisions; setting forth hearing and notice requirements; providing for civil causes of action; providing criminal penalties; providing for privileged communication; providing that a single act is evidence of practice ; removing nonutilized code sections; and requiring regulatory board reviews. "